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Keeping your immune system healthy is a way to keep the flu bug away

Getting a good night’s sleep and maintaining a healthy lifestyle are two ways to battle the flu bug, as its presence increases...

A technology devised to help reduce injection pain, swelling from some best-selling drugs

Eight of the top 10 selling drugs in the United States are biologics, which are produced from living organisms or certain components...

Interest in presidential eating habits may affect the public’s food choices

From presidential physicals to sudden health scares, the health of the commander in chief garners a lot of media attention in the...

Proton therapy lowers risk of side effects in cancer patients

Proton therapy leads to a significantly lower risk of side effects severe enough to lead to unplanned hospitalizations for cancer patients when compared...

A new link between fear, imitation, and antisocial behavior in children

Why do some children have more difficulties understanding others’ emotions or feeling sorry after misbehaving? Why do some act out in certain...

Disorderly DNA helps cancer cells evade treatment

Each cell in the human body holds a full two meters of DNA. In order for that DNA to fit into the...

New intervention for ‘aging out’ youth from foster care

A new treatment manual by Johanna Greeson, a leading child welfare scholar at Penn,provides child welfare professionals and organizations with the vision and...

Surprise to some parents, adolescent brains ARE wired for self-control

The human brain is organized into circuits that develop from childhood through adulthood to support executive function—critical behaviors like self-control, decision making,...

The religious battle over birth control and the unpleasant motivation that fueled it

Concerns around sex and gender have divided American religious groups for more than a century, but sociologist Melissa Wilde wanted to understand which hot-button...

A simplified way to turn food waste into hydrogen energy

Americans discard as much as 40% of their food, worth about $200 billion a year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. A...

Self-awareness is the key to more effective team discussions

When we’re unsure of an answer to a question or need help solving a problem, we often turn to our coworkers for...

When automotive assembly plants close, deaths from opioid overdoses rise

Closing of local automotive assembly plants may lead to increases in deaths from opioid overdose, according to a study led by researchers...

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Chicago Auto Show

About the Show Dates & Times February 8-17, 202010 a.m. - 10 p.m (8...

CHINESE NEW YEAR IN CHICAGO

Year of the Rat, Jan. 24 – Feb. 9 Ring in the Chinese New Year in Chicago! The city...

Champaign County Area Restaurant Week 2020

Jan 24, 2020 (12:00 AM) - Feb 01, 2020 (11:59 PM) Join us for this nine-day celebration of local food and drink! Participating restaurants will...

[Champaign] Frozen 5k

Saturday, January 18, 9:00 a.m.Downtown - Hessel Park Beat the winter blues and test your endurance in the Frozen 5k!...